UPPER EAST SIDE — A new Goodwill store is coming to First Avenue in November with plans to employ roughly 20 local residents. The 1114 First Avenue shop at East 61st Street is expected to open during the third week of November, according to Communications Director, Jose Medellin. “It’s the second Goodwill store in the neighborhood, with the first located on Second Avenue and East 88th Street. The organization is looking for 15 to 20 local residents, including applicants with disabilities, to fill various positions at the new store.” Medellin said.
Goodwill’s goal is to help those with disabilities and other barriers find employment, he added.